Networking Analysis & Insight

Broadband access: local action will be key to passing the 1bn mark

Analysis & Insight 12 Jun, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Global fixed-line internet connections are growing rapidly, but some communities are still left in "not spots”.

Wi-Fi

Why Wi-Fi & coffee are more attractive than 4G

Analysis & Insight 22 May, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

Tablet users are more likely to turn to Wi-Fi than 4G on the road, research shows. But this could benefit enterprise users

The worldwide web at 25: business' window on the world

Analysis & Insight 13 Mar, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

What are businesses making of an invention many CIOs dismissed as a gimmick?

WWW helpers

The web at 25: Where next?

Analysis & Insight 12 Mar, 2014 Simon Brew

As the world wide web celebrates its birthday, Simon takes stock of what's happened so far, and the big tests ahead...

Broadband

Joining the dots in European broadband

Analysis & Insight 28 Nov, 2013 Stephen Pritchard

The EC has mapped broadband coverage across the continent. Unsurprisingly Scandinavia and the Benelux does well, but so does much of the UK.

Phone wars: Can technology improve the humble conference call?

Analysis & Insight 17 Oct, 2013 Stephen Pritchard

Audio conferencing is an important business tool, but the quality often leaves a lot to be desired.

Locking down the Internet of Things

Analysis & Insight 2 Oct, 2013 Caroline Donnelly

Much has been made of the economic benefits of the Internet of Things, but at what cost to our security and privacy?

Rural broadband: no more dial tone

Analysis & Insight 12 Sep, 2013 Stephen Pritchard

BT has switched off its dial-up internet access. But the UK still lacks a proper rural broadband strategy.

File sharing

Citrix ShareFile: grown-up file sharing

Analysis & Insight 9 Sep, 2013 Steve Cassidy

Steve Cassidy takes a look at what ShareFile has to offer.

connectivity

Short take: Dell S6000 SDN switch

Analysis & Insight 4 Sep, 2013 Steve Cassidy

The humble switch is more important in today's world than you might think...

The big 4G network switch on

Analysis & Insight 8 Aug, 2013 Stephen Pritchard

Inside the Enterprise: Now Vodafone and O2 have announced their 4G launch dates, is the technology viable for business?

net connectivity

Looking for profit in the Internet of Things

Analysis & Insight 1 Aug, 2013 Stephen Pritchard

Inside the Enterprise: How can CIOs make the most of the opportunities presented by the Internet of Things?

mobile network

Measuring Britain’s rural dial tone

Analysis & Insight 6 Jun, 2013 Stephen Pritchard

The Countryside Alliance has stepped in to the debate about rural communities’ access to communications.

4G road sign

4G spending spree takes place in UK

Analysis & Insight 21 Feb, 2013 Stephen Pritchard

The 4G spectrum auction raised less than the Government hoped. But businesses should still benefit.

Virtualisation

F5 Networks in the city

Analysis & Insight 5 Feb, 2013 Steve Cassidy

Steve Cassidy has been cooking up an IT storm with a simple list of ingredients.

4G road sign

What can the UK learn from 4G adoption around the world?

Analysis & Insight 2 Jan, 2013 Clare Hopping

As the UK takes its first steps towards adopting 4G, what can it learn from its counterparts around the world - including Asia and the US - that already have a strong subscriber base?

Future road sign

The road to 5G

Analysis & Insight 10 Dec, 2012 Simon Brew

As 4G services finally appear in the UK, where's the technology set to head next? Simon takes a look...

Rural idyll?

Acres more broadband

Analysis & Insight 22 Nov, 2012 Stephen Pritchard

Inside the Enterprise: Subsidies for rural broadband have been approved by the EU, but the UK's 2Mbps target remains controversial.

4G road sign

Could 4G LTE take over fixed-line services in the UK?

Analysis & Insight 22 Oct, 2012 Clare Hopping

With the introduction of 4G LTE broadband in Swindon, Reading and Southwark, there’s a possibility it could replace fixed-line services as a cheaper and quicker to implement option.

4G

The 4G rollout: is it enough?

Analysis & Insight 25 Sep, 2012 Simon Brew

Why is the UK lagging behind on 4G rollout? And can anything be done about it? Simon Brew has been finding out more…

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